8K TV shipments to pass 900,000 units

Worldwide shipments of 8K Ultra High Definition TVs will climb from just 2,700 units in 2015 to 911,000 units in 2019, according to IHS. The research firm claims that the advent of 8K broadcasting in Japan for the 2020 Olympics will spur a “new round of resolution increases” and that large, 65-inch screen TVs will account […]

Japanese pubcaster launching 8K in 2020

Japanese public broadcaster NHK will launch a full 8K service in 2020 to coincide with the Tokyo Olympics. As producers and broadcasters get to grips with the 4K format, NHK is pushing ahead with the even higher resolution standard. 8K gives a picture with 16 times the resolution of standard high definition TV and four […]

News brief: NHK completes 8K test

As broadcasters and programme makers increasingly move to the 4K medium, Japanese public broadcaster NHK has completed tests of an even higher resolution 8K transmission standard. 8K offers a resolution 16 times that of standard high definition and NHK has just completed a terrestrial TV trial using the standard. The broadcaster has been testing 8K […]